Nick Oliver, WKYT

Nick Oliver


Lexington, KY, United States

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Past articles by Nick:

Paris cafe creates Trump, Biden cookie poll to add fun to political season

Lil’s Coffee House in Paris is a staple to Main Street. Great food and great memories, but add this cafe to the first unofficial polling place in the county. → Read More

Democrats to boycott Barrett vote, Senate GOP pushes ahead

The Senate is planning a rare weekend session to push the nominee toward confirmation on Monday. → Read More

Virus spikes have officials looking to shore up hospitals

Hospitals around the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff. → Read More

CVS Health to hire 15,000 workers ahead of flu season

The company needs help administering COVID-19 tests and flu shots. → Read More

Gov. Beshear, school officials urge families to use caution during fall break

Fall break is on the way for some Kentucky students, while the state has seen a harsh September with record deaths and cases. → Read More

Hollywood holds local theater at standstill after reopenings

While theaters can reopen – in fact, some have, - cinemas are still playing a problematic waiting game with Hollywood. → Read More

Hundreds come together for Morehead peaceful protest

Protestors in Morehead say they want to send a message that their small town is just as outraged as larger cities and are ready to see change. → Read More

A new generation finds their voice during Lexington protest at Jacobson Park

Dozens of children, and their parents, packed Jacobson Park in Lexington to protest the racial injustice in the world. → Read More

Bath Co. horse show moving ahead with summer plans

As the governor continues to phase-in dates for reopening, there is one that may get some horse-loving Kentuckians excited - horse shows can resume June 8. → Read More

Pandemic won't stop gold star family from remembering son on Memorial Day

There's a lot COVID-19 has halted but for one Lexington Family, they say it could never stop them from remembering their son. → Read More

People who live in Cynthiana neighborhood asked to leave before river rises

Major flooding is expected in parts of Cynthiana as the south fork of the Licking River is expected to crest more than six feet above flood stage. → Read More

I-64 Motorplex resumes drag racing with no spectators, other guidelines

Engines are preparing to fire-up in Bath County as drag racing resumes → Read More

No rent brings more financial struggle for Lexington landlord

The Kentucky Supreme Court made the decision to temporarily not accept eviction filings until further notice. → Read More

Kentucky child care centers prepare for June 15 reopening

Governor Beshear announced Thursday the facilities would have the opportunity to reopen on June 15 under guidelines → Read More

Rowan County offers free community COVID-19 testing

Rowan County health leaders are hoping to give COVID-19 tests to as many as they can handle and are opening their doors, urging the public to take advantage → Read More

Cattle farmers say while shelves are empty, fields are full

While shoppers search for meat in major box stores, cattle farmers are trying to catch their attention. → Read More

Increase to food stamp benefits could take weight off local food banks

The USDA is preparing to place $2 billion more a month into America's monthly food stamp pay outs. Officials say the move could take a heavy load off the new roles food banks are facing. Currently the monthly U.S. payout sits at $4.5 billion. → Read More

Doctor: Public avoiding emergency room care due to COVID-19 fears

Times have changed in hospitals across the nation. In emergency departments, the biggest change has been in the amount of patients walking through the doors. → Read More

Can you still be evicted during COVID-19? Yes. But how?

The balancing act between tenant and landlord has recently shifted because of COVID-19. Can the shift cause a tenant to be evicted? The answer is yes, but only under extreme circumstances. → Read More

Morehead clinic offers curbside consultations to continue treating chronic health problems

Healthcare professionals at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead say patients basic health needs don't end because of a pandemic. → Read More